This is why fire engines were called to Hastings town centre today

Firefighters were called to the town centre following reports of an incident this morning (Thursday, April 15).

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 5:21 pm

Several fire engines were spotted in Cambridge Road as crews attended the scene at around 8.50am.

A spokesman for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) said a member of the public spotted smoke coming from the flue of a building and thought it was a fire.

ESFRS added the incident was a ‘false alarm’ and that crews were stood down.

Fire engines at the scene. Picture by Sylvia Verlander SUS-210415-171405001
Fire engines at the scene. Picture by Sylvia Verlander SUS-210415-171405001
Fire engines at the scene. Picture by Sylvia Verlander SUS-210415-171355001